Neha Shetty is a Master’s student in Media and Communication Studies (specialising in Multimedia Journalism) at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) in Bengaluru. An avid cricket enthusiast, she hosts the audio podcast and YouTube channel ‘Never on the Backfoot,’ dedicated to covering both men’s and women’s cricket, including international and domestic matches. With over 260 episodes, her podcast consistently ranks among the ‘Top 20 Cricket Podcasts,’ attracting listeners from around the world. Beyond her love for cricket, Neha is passionate about addressing gender equity and equality issues in sports, media, society, and culture. Through her platforms, she provides nuanced perspectives and engages in critical discussions to raise awareness about these important topics, drawing from her own lived experiences.